Dr. Michael Choi

    Dr. Michael Choi, D.O., is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in the Lap-Band weight-loss surgery. After graduating from Tulane University, he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his surgical residency training at Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY, where he also served as Chief Surgical Resident. Dr. Choi continued his subspecialty Fellowship education at University of California Davis where he received specialized training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. After completing his extensive training, he joined a private practice surgical group for a year at Dobb Ferry Hospital in Dobbs Ferry, NY, where her performed both Lap-Band and gastric bypass procedures.

    Dr. Choi was born and raised in S. Florida and decided to come back help the patients in his community. His interest in weight loss started during his minimally invasive surgery fellowship, where he saw first hand how weight-loss surgery could dramatically affect the health and life of his patients. In the 6 years, since Dr. Choi has started his practice in the S. Florida area, he has performed over 2000 successful Lap-Band procedures. He currently performs the most Lap-Band procedures in all of S. Florida. He is the only surgeon in S. Florida who is able to perform the Lap-Band surgery in an office-based setting. He has patients that come to see him not only from within Florida, but also from out of state and country as well.

    Dr. Choi is credentialed at Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He also serves as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery for Nova Southeastern Medical School. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Dr. Choi is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida, New York and California.

    Amazing (11/02/2017)

    The doctor was absolutely amazing I would highly recommend him to anybody he was very caring in contact with me every week all the way up into my surgery and also contacted me several months after my surgery ... * read more.

    Truly changed my life. (10/26/2017)

    44 years old
    5 5
    high weight 195
    Goal weight 135
    Current weight 172
    Today is my 3 week Sleeveiversary

    Weight Loss Agents helped me through every step of the way. When I though my all hope was lost. They called and told me about a doctor in the US that would help me. (Travel out of the country was ... * read more.

    Incredible (08/16/2017)

    I have lost a total of 86lbs sinc Jan, it's now August and I've surpassed my goal. The entire process with Weightloss agents and Dr Choi has been first class. Best decision I have ever made for my health and future! ... * read more.

    It was a great experience. Best thing I ever could have done. (08/15/2017)

    I was 275lbs depressed most of the time and innactive.
    Decided to have the surgery. Dr. Chou was awesome. His communication made me feel very relaxed and comfortable. He continually called to see how things were going.
    The hospital stay was awesome. Very friendly and knowledgeable. I was out ... * read more.

    Exceptional people/exceptional experience (07/17/2017)

    From the first moment I applies to weight loss agents, everyone has been exceptional. From the operators to the hospital staff, they all tried to make this the most easiest thing I have ever done. Everyone knew how scared and uneasy I was but they were great to deal with and everyone made the experi ... * read more.

    live is good (06/11/2017)

    I'm down 95lb only 5lb to my goal
    Thank you Dr Choi ... * read more.

    Best decision ever (05/24/2017)

    Hay my surgery on Feb 2x, 2017 . It has been 3 months since then and I have lost 50 pounds. I started at 287 , eventhough Im a 6'5 dude and people will not think I was obese, my BMI was close to 34 and I didnt feel good when looking at the mirror and having trouble when I need to get my shoes on. Le ... * read more.

    Great (04/24/2017)

    Let me tell you something I had a lot of surgeries in my life but this Doctor down to the excellent staff made it a piece of cake!!! I suggest if you decide to have this surgery call Dr Choi office and they will more than help you!!! Me being a successful business man yiur workers make yiu and belie ... * read more.

    Great decision (02/20/2017)

    My experience with Dr. Choi was fantastic! He and his staff were wonderful, kind and compassionate. The VIP treatment was great! Recovery has been easy. Lost 20lbs in two weeks. I am having to remind myself to drink protein and water since I rarely feel hungry. Appears all but 1 incision is he ... * read more.

    Excellent experience (02/14/2017)

    The team at WLA was great to work with and always there to answer all my questions day or night. Since I was doing the procedure away from my HMO and paying out of pocket the agents were the perfect fit for me and the patient portal had everything I needed for documents and to keep organized. From ... * read more.

    * These are actual testimonials, however, your results may vary. For more information, please read our Testimonial Disclaimer and Risks of Surgery.

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